NGCP: Visayas grid on yellow alert on Wednesday, May 15

NGCP: Visayas grid on yellow alert on Wednesday, May 15

/ 11:23 AM May 15, 2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Visayas grid was placed on yellow alert from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Wednesday, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said.

According to the NGCP’s announcement, the Visayas grid has an available capacity of 2,926 megawatts (MW) and a peak demand of 2,596 MW.

READ: Luzon, Visayas grids on yellow alert on May 14 


It also reported that 14 power plants were forced to shut down between April and May 2024, while five others were running at derated capacities.


As a result, 613.3 MW are unavailable, it added.

READ: Luzon grid under red alert for 13 hours on Wednesday — NGCP

Likewise, the Visayas grid was placed on yellow alert on Tuesday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

READ: Luzon under yellow alert from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 13

In the NGCP’s classification system, a yellow alert is raised when the operating margin is not enough for the transmission grid’s contingency requirement.

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